Understated ceremony held under heavy guard at NATO headquarters in Kabul Canadian troops capped a deadly and dangerous 12-year mission in Afghanistan on Wednesday, hauling down the Canadian flag at NATO headquarters in Kabul during a ceremony that was held under heavy guard.
IG Vanniaperumal deposes before court; In all, there are 24 prosecution witnesses Trial has begun in the case relating to alleged possession of explosive substances illegally by three Sri Lankan Tamils here for supply to the outlawed Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) at the District and Sessions Court.
International award winning actress and Monitoring Member of Parliament of the Ministry of Culture and the Arts, the Hon. Malani Fonseka was felicitated at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in commemoration of her fiftieth year in the fields of film and theatre.
A Malaysian passenger plane carrying 239 people, including 227 passengers and 12 crew members, has lost contact with air traffic control after leaving Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur, the carrier said Saturday.
Malaysian passenger plane with 239 people aboard loses contact with air traffic control, including 160 Chinese nationals
KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 (Xinhua) — A Malaysian passenger plane carrying 239 people, including 227 passengers and 12 crew members, has lost contact with air traffic control after leaving Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur, the carrier said Saturday.
Conservative peer Lord Naseby has suggested the UK government is not abiding by David Cameron’s promised timetable for co-operating with the UN to set up an independent inquiry into claims the Sri Lankan government carried out war crimes.
The Coastal Security Group (CSG) has formed three special teams to nab two Madurai-based agents, who acted as vital links in the smuggling of gold biscuits from Sri Lanka by sea on Saturday, CSG Additional Director-General of Police C.Sylendra Babu said.
Known until now as B-189, the last of 492 MV Sun Sea migrants in custody faces an uncertain fate: this is his story
Stewart Bell | MAPLE RIDGE, B.C.—On the slim strip of grass outside the Fraser Regional Correctional Centre, a totem pole thunderbird shows its cedar wings to the river plain that meanders out to the Strait of Georgia and the Pacific.
Stewart Bell, TORONTO — A Canadian awaiting sentencing in New York for his role in an arms smuggling ring that sought missiles and assault rifles for Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger rebels has apologized and asked to be released with time served.